What are the best books for The Matrix franchise fans?

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    #1The Immortality Game

    The Immortality Game

    The Immortality Game is a book written by Ted Cross. The Immortality Game was published on November 24, 2014 by Breakwater Harbor Books. The Immortality Game's paperback edition has 328 pages.


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    Janice Greene
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "Science Fiction at its best! Anyone who loved the Matrix Franchise needs to pick this book up. The virtual reality that the author created is incredible. "
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    #2The Beholder (The Beholder #1)

    The Beholder (The Beholder #1)

    The Beholder is a book written by Ivan Amberlake. The Beholder was published on November 2014 by Breakwater Harbor Books. The Beholder is the first book of The Beholder series.


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    Xu Yang
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "Reading this is almost as good as watching a movie. It's such a vivid book that you get sucked in right from the start. One of my favorite urban fantasy series."
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    Neuromancer is science fiction book written by William Gibson. Published on July 1, 1984 by Ace Books, Neuromancer is an award-winning book following the adventures of Case in a dangerous digital world.


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    Thomas Davidson
    Written on April 25, 2018
    "It's won a lot of awards. It won them for a reason. It's a tremendous book and really highlights the dangers of our modern digital world. Very entertaining."
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    #4More Than This

    More Than This

    More Than This is a book written by Patrick Ness. More Than This was published on May 1, 2014 by Walker Books Ltd. More Than This' paperback edition has 480 pages.


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    Raymond Larson
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "More Than This is an odd story in that it takes a boy who was dead, crashed against the rocks on a beach and we find him in a new world, alive and breathing. It is also well written and enjoyable. It does have a bit of The Matrix to it, so fans of it might enjoy it as well. "
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    #5Matrix Visions

    Matrix Visions

    Matrix Visions is a book written by Harry Whitewolf. Matrix Visions was published on May 1, 2016 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. Matrix Visions' paperback edition has 210 pages.


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    Karen White
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "This book is great for any Matrix fan (we have a few of that in our home!). It's inventive, quirky, interesting, engaging. Just a lot of fun. One of my teens (not always the most 'natural' of readers) is going through the whole series. I highly recommend this one. "
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    #6Sword Art Online (1) [Japan Import]

    Sword Art Online (1) [Japan Import]

    Sword Art Online (1) [Japan Import] is a book written by Reki Kawahara. Sword Art Online (1) [Japan Import] was published on March 12, 2015, by Ofelbe Editions.


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    Rose Warren
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "I didn't really enjoy this Matrix inspired book. It was a little too off beat for me. The story didn't seem to make sense sometimes."
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    #7Ghost In The Shell (Vol. 1)

    Ghost In The Shell (Vol. 1)

    Ghost In The Shell, Vol. 1, 2nd Edition (Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex) is a book written by Masamune Shirow. The book was published on June 20, 2006 by Dark House Comics.


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    Raquel Andrade
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "There are a lot of reviews panning this manga due to it censoring a certain scene. As much as I hate censorship, I can understand why the publisher chose to do so in this case. The last thing the publisher wants is to get put in the news for the content while the new GITS movie just came out. My personal opinion is they would actually be better off with some controversy since that brings more attention (and sales as a byproduct). Shirow himself stated he wanted the scene removed but I think that was just done to make the content more accessible and sell-able. Aside from the censorship, I have found numerous grammar errors throughout the manga. It's not like they're just spelling mistakes, some of them are bad enough to where you have to actually stop and try to decipher what they mean. These mistakes are very easy to see, so the publisher obviously didn't have someone do any proofreading. This cannot be explained in any way other than pure laziness on their part."
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    #8The Martian

    The Martian

    Mark Watney is one of the first humans to walk on Mars, but he's also the first person to die there, officially. After a terrible storm that nearly kills him and forces his crew to be evacuated, Mark, a world-wide known biologist, works hard to survive on the surface of the red planet. 


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    Jacqueline Payne
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "This book is fantastic, funny, smart science fiction. I think it depends what Matrix fans loved that series for, but I believe anyone into the science fiction genre will enjoy this book but is definitely more about science than flashy action."
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    #9The War of the Worlds

    The War of the Worlds
    The War of The Worlds by H.G Wells is one of the first novels of science fiction and one of the first books that will influence steampunk if not considered steampunk itself. It tells the story of the invasion of England by an extraterrestrial race.


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    Alexander Williams
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "If you are going to watch scif-fi movies and TV series, you need to read the original books that started it all. H.G. Wells' classic is a must-read for sci-fi fans."
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    #10The Martian Chronicles

    The Martian Chronicles
    The Martian Chronicles is a record of human activity on Mars and their encounters with Martian lifeforms. The 28 stories are divided into three acts, with each act focused on a pivotal human accomplishment.

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    Sharon Nguyen
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Ray Bradbury has written a number of classics, and The Martian Chronicles is no disappointment on that front. It's a collection of shorter stories that are all part of a greater whole, and they comprise three acts that paint an incredible science fiction scene of how life on Mars would really be. The authors picture of the alien world is stunningly advanced for having been written so long ago, and it's an interesting predecessor to stories like The Matrix. I consider it a must-read for any fans of sci-fi."


Best What are the best books for The Matrix franchise fans
1The Immortality GameBooks 16 Paid
2The Beholder (The Beholder #1)Books 13 Paid
3NeuromancerBooks 13 Paid
4More Than ThisBooks 11 Paid
5Matrix VisionsBooks 9 Paid
6Sword Art Online (1) [Japan Import]Books 7 Free
7Ghost In The Shell (Vol. 1)Books 6 Paid
8The MartianBooks 4 Paid
9The War of the WorldsBooks 3 Paid
10The Martian ChroniclesBooks 1 Paid

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